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MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
at. he has the perfect resume and all of the right credentials. how about mitt romney accountant in chief. why? caushe knows how to find every single loophole and exploit every tax break in the books. and i think he should include this in his job application. a new report shows mitt romney avoided ping big taxes on a trust nd hetpn h children's inheritance. he did it in a trust fund called, i dilg it. i'm serious. that's what it's called. i dig it. now, you may not dig it but governor romney certainly did. saving hundreds and thousands of taxes according to bloomberg. that's the same kind of creative accounting that allowed him to t a 14.1% tax rate. and now his running mate says, it jt d'tef amera. >> ts money creates jobs so you'll want to have more capital that goes to more businesses, especially small businesses like this one so more people and what we learnedutt ey hix rne' suessf businessman. that's a good thing. >> ah, patriotism. this money creates jobs. prove it. show me one job, just one, that was created by romney paying less itaxes. the truth is, governorgoveor roey's ti
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
stand. things are great, so vote for mitt romney, right? i don't think so. today romney launched a new ad campaign. according to the "washington post," greg sargent, this new -second television ad, we, oio rce enh-ngua romney ads in nine states. it's another attempt to soften romney's image. >> president obama and i both care about poo and middle class families. the difference is, my policies will make things better for them. >> he's sticng up for esident oba. mn h this video will have an impact. but there's another video affecting romney's campaign in a very much bigger way. >> and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll neveronvince them they should take personal reonsilitynd ce fo i br.e the hidden fund-raiser video where romney disparaged 47% of americans is not helping with swing voters. it's also hurting romney with his base. "the new york times" talked to a worker, kenneth ers, an unemployed rublican from ohio. romney's comment didn' sit we witmy "the last thing, where he was going on about the 47% who are dependent on the government is hard to swallow. i think i'm pa
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
what side you're on. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. ardbl" starts right now. >>> romney losing his bearings. les play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'chris matthewsn washington. let me start with this. why do we have such long campaigns for president? because it's a tryout a chance to not just kick the tires, not just to look under the hood, but to actually take the car out for a drive. over the past several weeks this country has experienced what lbeinarh mitt romney. we've felt the swerves, the sudden shifts, the abrupt stops and reverses, the reckless changes of lanes, the slipping and the sliding. there's more road ahead, of course, including three debates, but we're getting a sense that this guy doesn't know exactly where he's going or even on how to drive this car. and the big question is, why is he having such a tough time? why does he seem, dare we say it, confused? could it be because he doesn't know where he's trying to take cahesnnoer wants to go? as david axelrod said, campaigns arlike an mri for the soul, whoever you are, eventually peopleind t. joining me now are
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >> the problem mitt romney has right now is a perception that he's out of touch with the folks. the president has spent hundrs of millions of dollars on ads stating that and the govno doom across as a classic rich guy. it's tough to picture him super sizing his meal at mcdonald's. >> this is the old fhion analysisha's oto i think charles's point trumps all of this that really what is comingcross to people, he's not competent. that is possibly the worst thi that could come across. >> i was waiting for charles to say thword ser. ng i ry not only does it calcify among the electorate -- >> loser. i would never go that far. >> loser is deadly in a campaign because it starts to affect donors. nobody wants to put money behind lowester it srts athe media's impression of you. it becomes a metastasizing cancer in any campaign. the only thing i would take issue with is that i think people do know what they ink would do. that's the other problem. when you look add t to , e s a story in the washington post where obama and romney are splitting seniors. one of the people who spoke. >>omney shoulbe
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 2:00am EDT
people are having right now. ama beats romney by 31 on connecting on their problems. 51 points in florida -- actuly, . on handling taxes, president obama beats romney by a wide margin, 17 points in ohio. in florida it's closer, leads by one. in handling medica, obama beats romney by 1 in ohio, 15 in florida. what i understand, looking at the differential, orida has a lot retired pple, ou very sensitive. in a sense, ohio has people who can't afford to get down to florida in the wintertime. their social security, medicare, and maybe if they're lucky, some pension and savings. you know, we've talked about this for mons now. afth10ct oba sat down and thought about what his message is, his vision is, his strategy going into 20 1237 that's what i wrote about in howdown" and he's stuck to passn, because he believes in it. there's a real distinction between him and republicans when it comes to all those issues you just talked about, but these are value-driven differences. t just poly differences. you wanto do this with the deci wanto dohat. 'se re it dos ec iave a different set of values
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, according toom on the right iseopl likou whepoleorit romney's campaign problems. do you accept responsibility and would you pleads apology? >> fully and completely. mitt romney is running a terrific campaign. we've gotten it all wrong. that's why liberals like peggy noonan and big chrll crystal an is havbe allng >> thank you. liliana, mr. romney has had some incredible assets at his disposable, fox news, ann coulter, "the wall street journal," karl rove, bill crystal, david koch but he's ica hs not a very good candidate or is it because hisolicies stink? which of the two? >> well, i'm not going to apologize publicly like krystal. she's brar than me. but it's going back to t erat exposing a new reality for the part which is today, which is a record number, 40% of all americans identify as independent. that's a record number. 31% democrat, and 27% republican. and that's a shrinking number aren you looat the last ve un y adjust and react to a shrinking number and change the rhetoric and really, you know, reach out tohe fastest growing segments of minoritie and women in this countr
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 1:00am EDT
utr evthre other side his entitled to health care. and right after romney beamed with pride for making health care an entitlement for virtually everyone in histate, the same mitt romney got up on stage minus later and said this. >> obama care is really exhibit number one of the president's political philosophy. and that is that government knows better than people how to jngnoe ren ves. finney and robert reich. professor reich, the romney flip flopping now, it's instantaous, now sepated by minutes. he's getting caught up desperately on the issue of health care as we just saw. romney care versus obama care. it seems like just -- and you've atehaviorally what we're seeing here in this candidate is a form of public panic. the flip-flopping is related to him being absolutely lost at this point as a candidat enhihari it's a form of desperation. what this candidate is displaying is a lot of different voices yelling into his ear from different aides, saying you've got to be this kind of candidate. some of them are saying in response to that 4 video, you' go css so all day today, romney
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
-- by folks on the right, you saw mitt romney er a democratic issue? this is something that the president somehow did on his own or just put this on the plate of democrats in congress and not take any sort of -- not -- to say they're not accountable for the votes? >> well, the goal of t sequester was to try t put some pressure on ourselves to address a long-term balanced bipartisan solution to deal with the debt and deficits in this country. as you point ou when we pass the budget controlact, that included the sequester, it was veon bipartisan vote and the senate and in congress. it was signed off on by the leadership on both sides and both houses. and so, i think this is an effort that we need to follow through on. the goal was ner t lethe es tnto effect, never to do across the board cuts. i don't know anybody who thinks that's a good idea. so what we need to do isoll up our sleeves and ce up with a long-term solution that addresses all aspects of the budget, the domesc side, the dens si mto programs and the revenue side. >> senator, i want to ask you one quick question, before
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
confident i'll be fine. please listen to your body. if something doesn't feel right for two weeks or longer, see your doctor. owcake tnowledgeut coc er difference in the world. >>> the mitt romney for president campaignesterday finally addressed something that we on this show haveeen talking about for months. something we first raised back in november. we have hing r th romney campaign to address this issue ever since then, but they've just been able to avoid talking abt it for months. until now. this week, mitt romney himself finally forced to address it. >> just the other day, you said the prident has been trying to fool people with his ads andis spches aboutour record. buctckhals takeissue with your ads. haven't you also played fast and loose with the facts from time to time? >> we've been absolutely spot-on. and anytime there's anything that's been a miss, we correct it or remove it. >> hmm. what he's describing there, removing or correcting false claims made by the camign once ree aalth is a process that a normal campaign does follow. that's what makes this statement so newsw
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 9:00pm EDT
? no. it has not. it is still right there on mitt romney's campaign web page. and then there's the now-infamous welre ad from the republican ann romney campaign last month. >> president obama quietly ended the work requirement, gutting welfare reform. >> that is not true. that did not happen. president obama did not strip the work requirement out of welfare quietly or otherwise. quite the opposite, in fact. out ad nauseam by political reporters. but the romney campaign's response about getting caught lying about president obama's welfare policies was not to correct or remove the ad, corre like mitt romney said has always been done, that ad is still there on their campaign web . in fact the campaign responded by telling we're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers. when he w asked about the untrueel >> a there's anything that's been amiss we correct it or remove it. the president on the other and. >> even the welfare ad? >> absolutely. it has been shown time and again that the president's effort to take work requirement out of welfare is a calculated move. >> pde
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and mark halperin of "time." gentlemen, thank you for joining us. right now never has mitt romney's ability to shape shift more on display th yesterday. itnvdltre rm. e issue he can't decide whether to run from or embrace, so he did both in the same day. in an interview with nbc's ron allen, romney said h health care plan up in massachusetts, the one that the obama plan is modeled after, shows his compassion. les listen. hrouhi campaign as well we've talked about my record in massachusetts. don't forget, i got everybody in my state insured, 100% of the kids in our state have health insurance. i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy and care about the people of this country than that kind of rerd. >>llho a that, very shortly, a matter of two hours or so, romney spoke before a toledo, ohio, crowd to denounce obama's affordable care act which is based on his massachusetts plan. let'slisten. >> i will repeal obama car and place it with real health care reform. obama care is really exhibit number one of the president's political philosophy, and that is that government know
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
mitt romneys fighting against right now. >> it em, showing the closing ad with what the president is up to. how important is the early vote for the president's campaign and clearly it seems to be a very dominant tme why we saw closing spot if you will. >> ias thinking about the early vote because right now if someone starts voting today, th are lng at a campaign that could be very different in two weeks because sometimes these moments happen that change dynamics. >> it sounds like you're confli conflicted. >> i'm conflicted. it's great to get as many people voting as possible and if this crnecyn 'swofu races where people don't start focusing until the very end like senate races, house races, ballot races, you know, something could happen and people could change their mind and then they have no recourse. >> the demratic pty has bee so focus oarlyeor . would argue we saw it in 2000. we saw it in 2004. democrats have outorganized republicans on the early vote. is it good for democracy? >> i think it is. how long has this electioneen ing ? ihink tt af rmn out there. i think there are peo
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
right there on mitt romney's campaign web page. and then there's the w-moel aom ro ciglast month. >> president obama quietly ended the work requirement, gutting welfare reform. >> that is notrue. that did not happen. president obama did not strip the work requirement out of welfare quietly or otherwise. icgahaennted nt. out ad nauseam by political reporters. but the romney campaign's response about getting caught lying about president obama's welfare policies was not to correct or remove the ad, like mitt romney has said has always been done, that ad. untrue welfare ad. >> any time there's anything that's been amiss we correct it or remove it. the president on the other and. even the welfare ad? >> absolutely. it has been shown time and again that the president's effort to take work requirement out of welfare is a calculated move >> the president has made no effort to take work requirements out of welfarement so even as he's claiming that the campaign corrects the record when it gets caught getting the facts wrong, mitt romney is repeating the exact falsehood that got him in so m
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 2:00pm EDT
romney and obama in virginia right now. we have this segment called purple rain for a ra. it's solidly purple, and this is an interesting race for many reasons in virginia. the problem in virginia for the romney campaign is they're on the defensive on all the issues, on theeconomy, women's issues, national security, all of issues that are important they're on the defensive right they don't have an iue opening to pressba campaign on in virginia. they're behind on the economy, which was supposed to be president obama's weakness. so i think they're really in trouble in virginia we've seen a slip on the part of the romne campaign since the conventionsohart convention bounces, it turned into a convention slide in virginia. we have a series of polls out now that show the gap widening between obama and romney. i think the rney campaign needs to find anpening, a ga to shoot in virginia on that issue. they need to press that gap. >> it's interesting you say that the spokesperson for the rnc in saz said obviously in 2008 we got our clock cleaned here and got caught flat foolted. we're ju
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >>> all right, now hsou "first look" at politics. mitt romney told an audience in ohio they should not look forward to a huge cut in taxes if he's elected. romney said that's because he will also lower deductions and exemptions. >>> in an inrvieith "politico," newt gingrich had some debate advice for romney. gingrich says that when he faces president obama, mr. romney should "not be hostile but be assertive, clear, a dirt and not back off." >>> cpaigngith mro in ohio yesterday was mike row, the host of "dirty jobs." the two agreed that creating jobs is the most important thing that america needs. >>> the "orlando sentinel" reports at jimmy buffet, the mayor of margaritaville, will be doina prmex m to help president obama. tickets for the private invitation only fund-raiser cost between $500 and $5,000. >>> steve harvey will tapen episode today at nbc in chicago with first lady michelle obama r hew t tal show. he says he is honored. the interview will air next wednesday. >>> and bill clinton told cnn he can't be president in the u.s. again but he does have other options. clinton say
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm EDT
wrongguy. d not the mitt romney who trying to become an extreme right-winger. he's not comfortable with it. you can see the wheels turning when he's asked questions, guys. what do i say tha doesn't offend the base goodrd, goor base was voting genz president obama no matter who is on the ballot. the compete for the rest of us. >> let me ask you about president obama. "the washington st" gave the ai wbu's fault.inoosth is romney missing opportunity to go after obama on his record and misstatements, stories i hear out of politico for one is he focused more on mistruths in the debates and the campaign. is that a good strategy? >> it's really one of the few arroe hft uen about it. he won't win in election by attacking president obama. he has to give the american people a clear and cojent plan why he's better and a bter bet . aays a risk when you turn away from an incumbent president. americans have shown their willingness to do so. the carter election and the first george bush election when bill clinton got elected, but they have to have a reason. they have to have a reason. as isn't obama' rec
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 10:00am EDT
won the white house without it. >>> despite the polls piling up against him mitt romney insists he can win. >> i believe in america, and i believe in you. i believe you're gngo hp whi'lll t all right. >> i want to bring in carl bernein, contributor to "the daily beast" and lynn sweep, columnist and bureau chief for the chicago sun times. good morning to both oyou. >> gor. youookseollsnd you wonder, carl, if you're running mitt romney's campaign, what do you do now? do you hear that clock ticking? >> i think there's a fundamental problem and that is the republican party. that their polls reflect the fact that the real issue in this campaign h become the bl p iwashington, and that it's a radical party such as we've never seen in a presidential race before, that mitt romney has become a captive of it. as we have seen in the senate races that are shifting more and more towards democrats who are expeed to lose or be mpete,t'sbout t republicans are in washington and really radical message that romney is saddled with and he can't get out of it. the 47% remark is devastating because iteally re
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
right now. >>> romney just released an ad in which, for the fst time he speaks directly to camera. in all thether adsyou don't utr hce a see g t thecamera him walking around. the goal is to show he does care about americans who are struggling financially. he does a pretty good job with it. >> it many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those whore payc.ng are liaycheck to acare ling in poverty than when president obama took office. and 15 million more are on food stamps. my plan will create 12 million new jobs over the next four years. we shoul'teasure compassion by how many pele are on wee. hosuomio by how many people are able to get off welfare and get a good paying job. i'm mitt romney, and i approved this message. >> i think that ad just makes my odorning, it's thursday, september 27th, as you take a look at a wet times square in new york city. i'm in chicago this morning, but with us in new york city wh willie geist, our national affairs editor for "new york" magazine andnbit analyst, john heilemann. also former treasury official and "morning joe
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 11:00am EDT
romney, but there had been signing of trouble there. there were signs of trouble right away. bjof libya and essentiallynt accused the president of treason. that's going way out on limb there. the vice president'sob is to go right on that limb with him and cover the president's pack. lt eyg out t doth there on his own. if there's a problem here, i imagine it has to do with ambition. that's what roger simon was touching on. paul ryan was supposed to bring excitement to the romney campaign. instead he brought a l of panton fire ratings from the factchrs miomwapped to be paul ryan's ticket to the white house but things aren't going so well and paul ryan is probably thinking i've got a mill stone around my neck. this isn't going to help me for 2016 at all. if there is bad blood between them, that's what it . theepareit a not being satisfied by one another. >> certainly that springtime appearance in florida that was secretly recorded is not doing the ticket any faye vors and now the obama campaign is out with this new ad that's going tbe playing in a lot of different states, particularl
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